I never saw the original version, but from what I hear this is a pretty good remake, and I agree. The writing, visuals, acting, storytelling, fights and everything are all top notch, and if you like westerns, you'll be in heaven here. But as the critic at heart that I am, I will point out a few things. First, there aren't any really good morals or role models in this movie. The main characters are a teenage girl, who, although independent and very intelligent, will stop at nothing to see the hanging of a man who killed her father, sometimes to the point where it becomes frightening. The marshal is always intoxicated and usually very violent and, although caring at times, isn't a very good role model either. He was also very hard to understand at times, I almost had to turn on the subtitles. The only other problem I noticed was the pacing and lack of enough story to last the whole movie. For the pacing, it really does jump around; at first you're just waiting for something to happen and it's taking awhile, and then so much starts going on you might just have to rewind it to listen to the dialogue again just to catch some important plot points. And the story: it's as though they didn't quite have enough material for the movie, so they had to add in some random stuff for comedic relief I guess, which took up about fifteen minutes had literally nothing to do with the story. I'm not going to detail it, but just watch the movie and you'll know what I mean. So this movie is a fun, enjoyable remake, it has a few problems but nothing that should dissuade anyone from watching. One of the few westerns I actually enjoyed.